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Crises in the World-System (No Series Description Provided) by Albert Bergesen
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About meI have an MS in math and I have mainly been a math teacher, statistician, software developer, and managing editor at a medical journal. I am now a professional editor and writer, tutor, and eldercare service provider.
About my libraryMy catalog includes books I have read, those that I now have, and those that I want to read.
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Real nameJohn Claydon
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Member sinceJan 26, 2007
Currently readingThe Great Powers and the European States System, 1815-1914 by F.R. Bridge
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